SOURCE: Howard Alan Events

Howard Alan Events

November 20, 2012 09:00 ET

Delray Beach Welcomes Back Popular Juried Art Festival Thanksgiving Weekend

DELRAY BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - Nov 20, 2012) - Downtown Delray Beach welcomes back its signature Thanksgiving Weekend art festival with a wide variety of handmade art, featuring 200 of the finest artists in the country as well as top local and regional talent. This event traditionally held in Pineapple Grove will now take place along NE & SE 4th Avenue, one block north and south of Atlantic Avenue. The artistic media represented include paintings, life size sculptures, photography, jewelry, collage mixed media and ceramics. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority. Admission is free and open to the public.

Art Enthusiasts, collectors and holiday shoppers will have the opportunity to explore the original and eclectic mix of art on display and for sale. Timed with the Thanksgiving weekend, the festival presents holiday shoppers an alternative to crowded mall shopping and offers a vast selection for those seeking unique gift items. 

This two-day juried festival makes the arts accessible to a broad audience and appeals to many tastes and budgets. The prices range from $25 handmade earrings to $50,000 life sized metal sculptures and a vast array of prices and media in between.

The participating artists, juried by an independent panel of expert judges and hand-selected from hundreds of applicants based on quality and diversity, will be on site for the duration of the show and available to discuss their art and inspiration. All of their artwork is original and handmade in America.

Festival At-A-Glance:

  • 13th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival
  • Saturday & Sunday, November 24 - 25, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Intersection of 4th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach
  • Free Admission
  • Unique Gift Ideas for Alternative Holiday Shopping
  • Juried outdoor art showcase
  • Original Art Handmade in America
  • 200 artists from 30 different states
  • Prices set to suit all budgets -- ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000
  • Vast array of artistic media:
    • Paintings
    • Life Size Sculptures
    • Photography
    • Ceramics
    • Glass
    • Wood
    • Handmade jewelry
    • Collage
    • Mixed Media
  • A portion of the proceeds benefits the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority.

For additional information on this or any other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows, visit or call 561-746-6615.

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